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To virrey concerning state of economic ruin in Nuevo Santander.

Serial Number: 
041-03471
Title: 
To virrey concerning state of economic ruin in Nuevo Santander.
Author(s): 
Fuentes, Luis Antonio de
Author(s): 
Perez de la Cruz, Balerio (Teniente)
Author(s): 
Caballero, Joachin
Author(s): 
and others
Date: 
06-05-1772
Date: 
09-07-1772
Documentation: 
San Carlos, llera, Altamira, Aguayo. June 5 - September 7, 1772. 260p. Letters. Signed, originals, transcriptions.
Summary: 
Reports by asesores, visitadores, regidores suggesting high; 2, spread of disease among cattle and sheep which causes hair to fall out; 3, sterility of seeds provided for planting; 4, Indian depredations; 5, Estanco de sales competes with local salt industry; 6, moral degeneration and lack of discipline of troops in Nuevo Santander. To deal with last problem, suggest payment in cash be terminated to prevent rampant gambling among troops. Repeat of accusations against Gonzalez Santianes that he has not done enough to prevent Indian attacks. Notes throughout state of poverty in Nuevo Santander, except for discovery of mineral de tamaulipa (?). Beginning folio 235, detailed lists of livestock stolen from inhabitants of Altamira between 1768 and 1772. Followed by Series of less detailed accounts of livestock theft and murder committed against various Villas and rachos in area. (A. Tukey, July 1989)
Persons: 
Palacios, Juan Fernando de (Mariscal)
Persons: 
Ossorio, Joseph de (Asesor)
Persons: 
Gonzalez de Santianes, Vicente (Gobernador)
Persons: 
Perez de Hoyos, Juan
Persons: 
Bazquez Borrego, Juan Joseph ()Gobernador)
Persons: 
Garcia, Phelipe
Persons: 
Serna Fernando de la
Persons: 
Bucareli y Ursua, Antonio (Virrey)
Persons: 
Escandon,
Places: 
Altamira (Mision)
Places: 
Aguaio (Mision)
Places: 
Padilla (Mision)
Places: 
Santillana (Mision)
Places: 
Soto la Matina
Places: 
Palmitos
Places: 
San Fernando
Places: 
Reynosa
Places: 
Zacatecas
Places: 
Michoacan
Places: 
Tamaulipa (Sierra)
Places: 
San Joseph
Places: 
San Carlos
Places: 
Croix (Poblacion)
Places: 
Valles (Villa)
Places: 
Rio Verde
Places: 
Maiz (Valle)
Places: 
Guadalcazar
Places: 
Tula
Places: 
Horcasitas
Places: 
Guemes
Places: 
Sonora
Places: 
Nuevo Mexico
Places: 
Viscaya
Places: 
Nuevo Leon
Places: 
Coaguila
Places: 
Texas
Places: 
San Juan (Hacienda)
Places: 
San Luis Potosi
Places: 
Queretaro
Places: 
Camargo
Places: 
Llera (Mision)
Ethnic Groups: 
Tanambres
Ethnic Groups: 
Pisones
Ethnic Groups: 
Chichimecas
Ethnic Groups: 
Corcobados
Ethnic Groups: 
Sapoteros
Ethnic Groups: 
Mapolcanas
Ethnic Groups: 
Aracates
Ethnic Groups: 
Caramiguaes
Ethnic Groups: 
Mariguanes
Ethnic Groups: 
Saraquais
Ethnic Groups: 
Palalegues
First Location: 
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 139 ff. 202-335 exp. 1
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 139 ff. 202-335 exp. 1
Language: 
Spanish
Reference Number: 
13900004
Rights: 
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